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« on: April 03, 2013 09:02:55 PM »

I participated in the Edward Gorey swap, and made this for my partner.  The Gashlycrumb Tinies (for those not familiar) recounts the tragic demise of 26 children (in alphabetical order.)  The cover of that book is a classic Gorey illustration - the reaper surrounded by the kids.
  AAAAAANYWAY... here he is - about 16" tall, fabric and sculpey.  His umbrella is stiffened fabric and he has a loop on his back so he can hang on the wall.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2013 09:44:59 PM »

Oh my flippin' god! I knew I would regret skipping this swap!
Great job with this! I love it!
I'm so excited!!
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« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2013 09:51:27 PM »

This s gorgeous! You did amazingly well and it rocks!

wow.
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« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2013 10:53:53 PM »

Wow!  That's just amazing!  I love it!
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« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2013 05:22:53 AM »

I bow to your crafty skills, and I love everything about him, including his shoes!  This rocks!
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« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2013 05:54:02 AM »

Oh my flippin' god! I knew I would regret skipping this swap!
Great job with this! I love it!
I'm so excited!!
DITTO!!!
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« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2013 05:57:30 AM »

Thanks so much you guys - I appreciate all the Gorey love!  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2013 07:05:32 AM »

 absolutely LOVE this. What an imagination to turn the drawing into this! I love everything about it. Fantastic! Gonna have to hit "this rocks!"
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« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2013 07:38:57 AM »

He is soooo awesome, thisbird! You did a wonderful job of it. That umbrella is just the coolest!

...watch out, kiddies....

I just featured this project on Craftster's Facebook page. Thanks for sharing. Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2013 07:43:52 AM »

Holy smokes! That is amazing!
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« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2013 07:51:19 AM »

He is soooo awesome, thisbird! You did a wonderful job of it. That umbrella is just the coolest!

...watch out, kiddies....

I just featured this project on Craftster's Facebook page. Thanks for sharing. Smiley
WOW!!  Thanks so much!
  He was one of those projects that I just couldn't put down - I had a lot of fun with this one!
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« Reply #11 on: April 04, 2013 10:01:04 AM »

Awwww this is awesome  Grin
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« Reply #12 on: April 04, 2013 10:49:08 AM »

Oh, WOW. thisbird, I've officially had my socks knocked off.
Awesome and it rocks.
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« Reply #13 on: April 04, 2013 12:57:47 PM »

He is SO awesome.  You did an amazing job.  Now I want to do each poor little kid!
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« Reply #14 on: April 04, 2013 01:02:11 PM »

Very excellent!

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« Reply #15 on: April 04, 2013 04:44:46 PM »

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!  And Muppet - my daughter thought it was an awesome idea to make all the kids too.  I told her she was NUTS!!  Wink
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« Reply #16 on: April 04, 2013 09:11:33 PM »

I had to hit this rocks! Look at the details in the hands and face! Too cool Cheesy
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« Reply #17 on: April 04, 2013 09:26:51 PM »

Thanks a bunch Sarad!
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« Reply #18 on: April 07, 2013 08:56:42 AM »

This is fantastic! Cheesy
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« Reply #19 on: April 07, 2013 09:57:04 AM »

He looks awesome and just like the illustration!
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« Reply #20 on: April 12, 2013 09:46:12 PM »

woowwoooo! he IS awesome and he's MINE! lol sorry gotta get braggy! i love him, thisbird, and GRATZ on the featured project!  Grin Grin Grin
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« Reply #21 on: April 14, 2013 01:14:37 PM »

You re welcome - always fun to make things that I probably never would have thought of!!  And thanks for the feature Craftster!!   Cheesy
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« Reply #22 on: November 01, 2013 07:43:36 PM »

cool reaper
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